‘They robbed everything’: NYC shop owner assesses looting damage
03 June 2020 | 11:00 am
The owner and manager of a photography store in SoHo, an affluent Manhattan neighborhood, assess the damage and theft in their store that was looted overnight after anti-police brutality protests. Elliot Kurland, a former photographer who has owned the store for seven years, estimates that over a million dollars worth of goods have been stolen from him: "I hope I have insurance" says Kurland, visibly in shock.
8 Nov 2020
Dubbed the "Manhattan of the desert" for its centuries-old skyscrapers, Yemen's ancient city of Shibam escaped damage in the civil war -- but faces collapse from disrepair amid rains and floods.
4 Dec 2020
Protesters gather outside Jeff Bezos' Fifth Avenue apartment in Manhattan, to demand better pay and protection for workers, and to gift him a "Pandemic Profiteer Award", for the "most money made during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic."
11 Jan 2021
AFP photographer Saul Loeb captured some of the most iconic photos from inside the US Capitol when a mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed Congress. In an interview outside Congress the day after, he talks about his eventful day, starting with a security officer telling him how quiet it was in the morning to initially thinking only a dozen protesters made it inside, and finally what happened when "hundreds and hundreds of protesters [were] streaming into the Rotunda from seemingly every direction." Loeb then describes what it was like inside Nancy Pelosi's highly-secure office after it was breached, where he captured a rioter with a foot on a desk and a note left behind that read "We will not back down."
25 Feb 2021
Hopewell Chin'ono didn't set out to become an internet sensation when he made a song about corruption in Zimbabwe, but that's exactly what happened when he uploaded 'Dem Loot' to Twitter. The outspoken Zimbabwean journalist has been arrested three times in six months for tweets protesting graft. In a video that has gone viral, Chin'ono has released a short free-styled reggae dance-hall track, titled Dem Loot -- "They Loot" -- in which he chastises rampant state corruption in the southern African country.
18 Feb 2021
We take a look at what the American press is saying about the latest developments in the "Central Park Amy" affair. This comes after a Manhattan judge dropped the criminal case against Amy Cooper, a white woman who falsely accused a Black man of threatening her on the same day that George Floyd was killed. We also look at Ukraine's latest measures to confront Russian influence and discover the surprisingly therapeutic effects of "gongbang".
10 Mar 2021
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18 May 2021
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27 May 2021
Chi Modu, the legendary Nigerian-born photographer who was responsible for some of hip-hop's most famous photographs, died over the weekend. He was 54.
9 Jul 2021
Photographer Rada Akbar's striking art is a declaration of her independence and heritage -- but in Afghanistan that comes at a deadly risk. "The history of Afghan women didn't start after 2001. We have a long, rich history," says the 33-year-old. "Unfortunately, everything is very uncertain. And I don't see any good future."
12 Jul 2021
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20 Jul 2021
Residents and students attend a vigil at the gates of the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi to pay homage to Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photographer Danish Siddiqui. The Reuters news agency photographer was killed covering fighting between Afghan security forces and the Taliban near a border crossing with Pakistan. The Reuters news agency photographer was killed Friday covering fighting between Afghan security forces and the Taliban near a border crossing with Pakistan. "Danish was a people's journalist... He used to narrate the sorrow and pain of our times through his camera," said one resident. His photos of protests in the neighbourhood against a controversial citizenship law last year were well-known among the residents here.
4 Sep 2021
The Taliban will shut down Afghanistan's media and are fooling the West by promising to let journalists operate freely, an award-winning Afghan photographer says after fleeing Kabul over threats by the group.
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